Data Rate and Distance Scaling of CO-OFDM Systems

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Mayrock, Markus; Haunstein, Herbert (University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute for Information Transmission, Cauerstr. 7, D-91058 Erlangen)

Simulations show the BER performance of a coherent optical OFDM system with different cyclic prefix lengths. We derive a design rule, which allows data rate and distance scaling while maintaining tolerance to chromatic dispersion.